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Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzers are commonly used by law enforcement when they pull someone over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. A breathalyzer is an interesting piece of technology that is meant to measure the amount of alcohol in your blood by analyzing your breath. The...

What You Need to Know When Protesting

What You Need to Know When Protesting

“The right of the people to peaceably assemble” is a hallowed right enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  Since the creation of our country the right to protest has been one of the tantamount rights that citizens of the United States enjoy.  This...

DO NOT Lie to the Police!

DO NOT Lie to the Police!

Many people in the United States feel safer using a fake ID for many reasons. Some use it for work, or for driving because they don’t have a driver’s license. Others use a fake ID for school. Most people do it because they either can’t get a real ID (such as a...

STOP! For School Buses

STOP! For School Buses

With the pandemic slowing down and the world opening up again, there are more and more vehicles on the road every day, including more school buses. For most of Minnesota, the number of school buses during the pandemic decreased because kids were in distance learning....

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

The Minnesota law requiring special registration license plates (also known as Whiskey or WX plates) on vehicles involved in certain DWI offenses changed last year.  This blog post will answer frequently asked questions about whiskey plates in Minnesota, including...

What You Need to Know About Self-Defense

What You Need to Know About Self-Defense

Self-defense might seem like a self-explanatory concept, but many pitfalls can hinder your self-defense claims. Fortunately, the attorneys at Sieben Edmunds Miller are experienced and knowledgeable in the area of self-defense. It is critical to contact an attorney...

Loss and Restoration of Firearms Rights in Minnesota

Loss and Restoration of Firearms Rights in Minnesota

On its face, the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to keep and bear arms.  But state and federal courts have established that this is a limited right and one that is subject to removal upon the conviction of certain crimes.  This article will provide...

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

A job on the road appeals to many Minnesotans. A career driving an 18-wheeler, livestock carrier, flatbed, or another commercial vehicle has many benefits: these jobs are flexible and pay well, not to mention the scenery is usually better than what you'd see looking...

Do I Need a Lawyer for my Criminal Case?

Do I Need a Lawyer for my Criminal Case?

People ask me this question all the time. And my response is always the same: “You may not need a lawyer, but you may want a lawyer.” Simply put, if you’re facing a crime (or the potential of being charged with a crime), you always have the right to represent...

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Most of us have heard advice about how to control our level of intoxication while drinking. Common tips include, “Don’t have more than one drink per hour and you’ll be fine to drive,” and “Just have a glass of water between drinks if you need to drive home!” These are...

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

If you or a loved one is facing a DWI or an alcohol-related driving offense, a thousand questions are probably running through your mind. This article is designed to guide you to ask important questions. Starting down the path to success with your DWI early on can be...

What Not to Say When Pulled Over For Speeding

What Not to Say When Pulled Over For Speeding

Receiving a speeding ticket may not be quite as severe as some of the criminal defense charges we defend our clients against, but it’s inconvenient nonetheless. No one wants an offense on their record because they were driving just a few miles per hour over the limit....

Understanding Your Assault Charge in Minnesota

Understanding Your Assault Charge in Minnesota

Charges such as assault, domestic assault, strangulation, and threats of violence are jarring to receive. These are serious, fact-specific charges that should always be handled by a Minnesota assault criminal defense lawyer. The stakes in an assault case are...

Should I Contest My Minnesota Traffic Ticket?

Should I Contest My Minnesota Traffic Ticket?

We all know the feeling of dread when you see those flashing police lights in your rearview mirror. Even if you haven’t done anything wrong, you start to question yourself. Unfortunately, even when you obey all traffic laws, you may end up with a traffic ticket. The...